In order to ensure Israel’s preparedness against the ongoing threat, National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz declared an increased state of cyber alert for the country’s energy and water infrastructure on Saturday afternoon. Throughout the day Saturday, the Energy Ministry and the Israel Electric Corporation took preventative

measures to protect and increase the readiness of the country’s infrastructure, in accordance with the pattern of attacks currently taking place around the world. These activities were coordinated by the Energy Ministry’s cyber center, which was established a year ago in order to protect Israel’s energy networks from such types of attacks, the ministry said. The National Cyber Security Authority in the Prime Minister’s Office warned on Saturday night that over the past day. READ MORE